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Alvin dives for early-career scientists, join me in the Marianas Islands, stump a scientist, embraces MPAs, and more! Tuesday (?) Morning Salvage: April 17, 2018

Monday Morning SalvageApril 17, 2018

We’re late because Andrew doesn’t understand time zones. Foghorn (A Call to Action!) This is an incredible oportunity for an early career researcher to get their feet wet leading a deep-sea science cruise: Announcing a NSF-UNOLS Early Career Training Cruise Opportunity to the East Pacific Rise 9° 50’N – December 2018 Flotsam (what we’re obsessed […]

15 important shark conservation and management terms explained with memes

Conservation, fisheries, fisheries, Focus on Nuance, marine science, Natural Science, Popular Culture, Science, Science and Sustainability, sharksApril 1, 2013

If interested citizens want to get involved in conservation and management policy, it’s absolutely vital to use proper terminology. The policy world can be full of confusing jargon, but there are few ways to discredit yourself in the eyes of decision makers as quickly as using a critical term incorrectly. In fact, it isn’t uncommon […]

Can marine protected areas save the oceans? Under certain circumstances, maybe.

Conservation, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, ScienceJanuary 20, 2011

Although marine fish face many threats, one of the greatest is large-scale modern commercial fishing. Technology makes it all too easy for so-called “factory ships” to remove enormous numbers of fish from the oceans, sometimes with devastating effects on the populations of those fish and their habitat. Marine conservationists have proposed a variety of policies […]